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Fund Accountant

Hedge Fund, Full-Time

New York, NY


The Role:

The Fund Accountant is a member of the firm’s Finance team and reports to the Controller while working closely with other Fund Accountants. The ideal candidate is a conscientious team player with a strong desire to learn fund accounting from the ground up.

Job  Description:

  • Review Net Assets Value packages that are provided by the Administrator and prepare them, as appropriate, for the final internal review
  • Review the Audited Financial Statements provided by the administrator in accordance with the rigorous internal review and documentation process. Read, edit as appropriate, and affirm all values presented within the AFS. Prepare the packages for sign-off by a senior member of the finance team
  • Reconcile various accounts, review and document reconciliations prepared by the fund administrator, and promptly research and correct any variances
  • Identify exceptions and problems affecting accounting records and prices, communicating same to management, and assist in their resolution
  • Assist, as assigned, in preparing audit schedules, compliance reports, tax returns, financial statements, or other reports
  • Research, as assigned, certain securities in Fund portfolios for the purpose of ensuring proper accounting treatment (such as the nature of distributions, original issue discounts, and international valuations)
  • Review client statements
  • Prepare, reconcile and review reports to/from marketing and client service
  • Prepare daily, weekly and monthly performance reporting
  • Ad hoc reporting requests
  • Learn from more experienced team members

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required- Degree in Accounting, Finance and/or Business preferred
  • Previous accounting and finance internship(s)helpful
  • Strong willingness to learn
  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • PC skills (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • This position requires a full-time presence at our office in New York City

 

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